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Meet the Team #1

Posted by Rhea Sanghi on

Hi everyone, we thought you should know the faces behind your coffee so here’s a series of blog posts we like to call Meet the Team! Number one on the line up is Mithilesh Vazalwar, junior roaster at our Delhi roasterie. How did you get into the coffee business? This may surprise you but I have a background in Chartered Accountancy. However, I put that on hold to pursue my passion of coffee which I fell in love with at the age of 14. A few years down the line, I decided to enroll at the Australian School of Coffee,...

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What on Earth does 'tokai' mean?

Posted by Rhea Sanghi on

What on Earth does 'tokai' mean?

When I tell my family and friends where I work, I expect questions about roasting and what a roasterie is, but what I tend to hear a lot is: “What’s ‘tokai’?” “Is it an English word?” “Did your boss make it up?” In other words, they’re as intrigued and confused by the name as I was.   One of the FAQs on the website answered some of my questions but I was still curious as to why Namrata and Matt picked this strange sounding word. To try and understand more about the origins of the brand name, I traced the...

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Coffee Farms And Folk Art Forms

Posted by Rajeev Vaishnav on

When we ventured out to meet the farms that we wanted to work with, we were struck by the farms' natural lush beauty, their complex biodiversity as well as the incredible amount of work that goes into each step of processing every single coffee bean. Bibi Plantation Farm It was important for us to visually capture what we saw in a way that would engage more people to think about the growing and roasting process of coffee beans. If you take a look at the artwork behind our packs, you'll see that each piece of art highlights some of these...

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Coffee Links

Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on

Source: Coffee Fish Roastery After a long hiatus, the coffee links are back!   Nitrogen, cold brew.  We will definitely be doing this when we open our new space.   Can't say we liked the coffee, but the Indian Coffee House is certainly an iconic place and these photos capture it's spirit perfectly.    For the audio-inclined, podcasts with some of the best and brightest in the coffee industry. Covering growers, roasters, cafe owners buyers and more, we particularly enjoyed the Tim Wendelboe interview.     Coffee naan could soon be coming to dhabba near you.     We're on an educational...

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Bhane Love Video About Us

Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on

We're excited to be featured as part of Bhane Love series.  The fantastic team at Dear spent a few days with us at the roastery to create this video:   Friends of bhane. - Blue Tokai from bhane. on Vimeo.

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